Mckenzie River

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Mckenzie River Levels

June 9 2023

34,782 ACRE-FT

Discharge Volume Today
-432.0 cfs (-2.4%) since yesterday
102.11% of Normal 8 Streamgauges

Total streamflow across the Mckenzie River was last observed at 17536 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 34782 acre-ft of water today; about 102% of normal. Average streamflow for this time of year is 17173 cfs, with recent peaks last observed at 160,850 cfs on 2019-04-08.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Mckenzie River Near Coburg reporting a streamflow rate of 3,250 cfs. However, the deepest point on the river is located at the Mckenzie River Bl Payne Cr with a gage stage of 2094.36 ft. This river is monitored from 8 different streamgauging stations along the Mckenzie River, the highest being perched at an elevation of 3,020 ft, the Mckenzie River At Outlet Of Clear Lake.

River Summary: The McKenzie River is a tributary of the Willamette River located in Oregon, stretching for approximately 90 miles. The river was named after Scottish-Canadian explorer Donald McKenzie, who first discovered the river in 1812. The McKenzie River is renowned for its clear water and pristine environment, making it a popular recreational destination for fishing, rafting, and hiking. The river also has several hydroelectric dams, including Cougar, Blue River, and Trail Bridge Reservoirs, which provide electricity to the surrounding areas. Aside from its recreational and energy uses, the McKenzie River is also crucial for irrigation, particularly for farming in the Willamette Valley. The river is home to a variety of fish species, including trout and salmon, and has been a conservation focus for many organizations.

Last Updated 2023-06-09
Streamflow 17,536.0 cfs
Percent Normal 102.11%
Maximum 160,850.0 cfs

Area Surface Flows

Streamgauge Streamflow River Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Mckenzie River At Outlet Of Clear Lake
USGS 14158500
496 cfs 2.6 ft -2.36
Mckenzie River Bl Payne Cr
USGS 14158740
289 cfs 2094.36 ft -3.99
Mckenzie R Blw Trail Br Dam Nr Belknap Springs
USGS 14158850
1090 cfs 6.9 ft -6.03
Mckenzie River Near Vida
USGS 14162500
3240 cfs 1.8 ft -2.7
Mckenzie River Blw Leaburg Dam
USGS 14163150
3210 cfs 5.33 ft -3.02
Mckenzie River Near Walterville
USGS 14163900
3100 cfs 3.04 ft -2.82
Mckenzie River Abv Hayden Br
USGS 14164900
3150 cfs 53.57 ft -0.63
Mckenzie River Near Coburg
USGS 14165500
3250 cfs 7.97 ft -1.52

Mckenzie River Peak Annual Discharge

Mckenzie River maximum total discharge

Mckenzie River Seasonal Comparison

Year over year discharge

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